CSA Certified Tiny Home Builders in Canada?

Please be aware, at that time of this writing, in Canada, there are only a very small amount of CSA certified builders of tiny houses on wheels. It would seem from some investigation on our part, that more than that are advertising their business compliance with “CSA approved” or “certified” (to A277, Z240, Z241 and […]

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Tiny Houses National Building Code (NBC) Change Request Submitted

ATTN: CANADA  Documentation has been submitted the week of March 20, 2017 to the National Research Council (NRC), Tiny Houses National Building Code (NBC) Change Request. The following is a list of all of the code change requests that have been prepared to address issues identified with tiny houses: • CCR_ Div.A, 1.1.1.1.(2)_Application of Code • CCR_ […]

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How do I insure my tiny house?

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Originally Published 11/28/2016 Updated 03/19/2007 In the last few months, this is one of the hottest questions asked of us and others involved the Canadian Tiny House concept, “how do I insure my tiny house?” Sometimes straightforward; though, mainly what the tiny house is on wheels (or ‘THOW’), not so much.   If you are not […]

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A Call for Standards!

Originally published 11/16/2015 Edited 02/02/2017 A critical failure of various governments is not to reevaluate some antiquated building standards; some laws and regulations are preventing people from obtaining sustainable and affordable housing. In many municipalities, the minimum size you can have for a dwelling is dictated. How/if you can be off-grid is also determined. What services you […]

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Robinson Residential (Regina, SK) & The Dragonfly-159

Originally published 10/8/2015 Located in Regina, Saskatchewan, for nearly two decades, Robinson Residential has offered a full range of design services including site design, preliminary design, interior layouts and multifamily project planning for both new construction and renovations. Known for creative home plans based on a variety of architectural styles, attention to detail and for providing […]

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